Jessica Porvasnik
Jessica  Porvasnik

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hinckley, Ohio

High School:
Highland H.S.

Major:
Finance

07/06/2017

Five Buckeyes Earn All-American Scholar Status

Owners of 3.50 or higher cumulative GPAs

05/23/2017

Ohio State Athletics Good Stuff

Highlights from the past week in Ohio State Athletics

05/23/2017

Postseason Run Concludes in NCAA Quarterfinals

Ohio State falls to USC in opening round of match play

05/22/2017

Ohio State Qualifies for NCAA Quarterfinals

Buckeyes placed fourth overall in stroke play

05/21/2017

Buckeyes Remain in Top-5 at NCAA Championships

Ohio State is slotted fourth in the team standings

CAREER HONORS
• Qualified for the 2014 U.S. Women's Open
• WGCA All-America Honorable Mention (2014)
• Big Ten Player of the Year (2014)
• Mary Fossum Award recipient (2014)
• Big Ten Championships individual medalist (2014)
• All-Big Ten First Team (2014, 16)
• All-Big Ten Second Team (2015, 17)
• Big Ten Freshman of the Year (2014)
• WGCA All-American Scholar (2016, 17)
• Big Ten Medal of Honor Finalist (2017)
• Academic All-Big Ten (2015, 16, 17)
• OSU Scholar-Athlete (2014, 15, 16, 17)

2016-2017 (Senior)
• All-Big Ten Second Team
• Ranked inside Golfweek's final Top-100 national rankings (No. 99)
• Competed in all 34 team rounds, contributing 25.5 scores to the team tally
• Won the East & West Match Play Challenge stroke play qualifier (Sept. 18) with a 6-under 138 and was named Big Ten Golfer of the Week (Sept. 21)
• Totaled four Top-10's and seven Top-25's in 12 events
• Finished as the top Buckeye in five of the 12 tournaments
• Additional top-10 finishes came at the Trinity Forest Invitational (T-6th; Nov. 7), Westbrook Spring Invitational (T-10; Feb. 26-27), and the Clemson Invitational (T-8th; March 31-Apr 2)
• Recorded a team-high nine rounds under par, including three scores dipping down into the 60's
• Defeated her match play opponent in the NCAA Quarterfinals, improving her career match play record to 5-1-3 (4-0-2 during the 2016-17 season)
• Carded a 71 to lead all players in a match vs. Florida Atlantic (Jan. 16)

2015-16 (Junior)
• All-Big Ten First Team
• Posted a 73.51 season stroke average while playing in all 39 rounds and contributing 34.5 scores to the team tally
• Recorded nine rounds at or under par, including a pair in the 60's
• Placed fifth in the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational (Apr. 16-17)
• Also placed inside the Top-10 for the Westrbook Spring Invitational (T-9th; Feb. 21-22) and Big Ten Championships (T-7th; Apr. 22-24)
• Racked up a team-high eight Top-25 showings for the year and in seven of nine Spring season events
• Named Big Ten Golfer of the Week on Feb. 10 after a T-13th effort at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge (Feb. 7-9)
• Tied for 18th at the NCAA Stanford Regional (May 5-7)
• Advanced to the match play `Round of 16' at the 2016 Ladies' British Amateur Open Championship (June 21-25) in Scotland

2014-15 (Sophomore)
• All-Big Ten Second Team
• Member of the lineup for all 12 team events, contributing scores to the team tally in 31.5 of 35 rounds and pushing Ohio State to three team titles at the Chip-N Club Invitational (Sept. 8-9), MountainView Collegiate (Mar. 20-21) and second-straight Big Ten Championship (Apr. 24-26)
• Named the Big Ten Golfer of the Week after firing rounds of 72-71 to tie for second in the stroke play portion of the East & West Match Play Challenge (Sept. 20-22)
• Registered a season stroke average of 74.31 which included four rounds under par
• Recorded back-to-back top-5 efforts at the Lady Buckeye Invitational (Apr. 18-19) and Big Ten Championship
• Accumulated three top-5, four top-10 and seven top-25 showings on the season

2013-14 (Freshman)
• Big Ten Player of the Year; Big Ten Freshman of the Year
• Just third freshman in Big Ten history to become conference medalist
• All-Big Ten First Team
• Tabbed the Big Ten Golfer of the Week on Feb. 26 after taking first at the Westbrook Spring Invitational (Feb. 23-24), jump-started by a school-record 65 in the opening round (65-67-71--203; -13)
• Record-setting round included a hole-in-one from 163 yards using an 8-iron
• One of three Buckeyes to compete in all 40 rounds
• Paced Ohio State with a 73.35 stroke average, contributing to the team score in 36.5 rounds
• Tallied a team-high eight rounds under par
• Placed in the top-20 in eight of 13 events played, including four top-5 showings and a pair of wins
• Both medalist efforts pushed Ohio State to team titles as well (Westbrook Spring Invitational & Big Ten Championships)
• Finished in the top-2 among Buckeyes in 11 of 13 tournaments
• Notched a 3rd-place performance in the Diane Thomason Invitational (Oct. 12-13) shooting an 8-over 224 (75-73-76)
• Grabbed a share of 3rd place in the Lady Buckeye Invitational (Apr. 19-20) with scores of 73-76-71--220 (+4)
• Cracked the top-10 at the Mary Fossum Invitational (Sept. 14-15) and Web.com Intercollegiate (Apr. 7-8) as well

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
• A four-year starter for Highland High School
• Won the 2012 Ohio Division I state individual title
• Tied the Division I record with a 140 at the OSU Golf Club in October
• Led her team to a state runner-up finish in 2012
• Named First Team All-Ohio, First Team Suburban League and Most Valuable Player by the Medina Gazette and Cleveland Plain Dealer.

PERSONAL INFO
• Daughter of Ron and Stacey Porvasnik
• Has a younger sister, Alicia
• Majoring in finance.

CAREER STATISTICS

Year Rds. Strokes Avg. Low 54 Low Rd. Top-5's Top-10's Top-25's
2013-14 40 2,934 73.35 203 65 4 6 10
2014-15 35 2,601 74.31 217 70 3 4 7
2015-16 39 2,867 73.51 212 68 1 3 8
2016-17 34 2,534 74.53 215 69 1 4 7
TOTAL 148 10,936 73.89 203 65 9 17 32